10 days in Red Centre Itinerary

10 days in Red Centre Itinerary

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Fly
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Yulara
— 1 night
Drive
2
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
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3
West MacDonnell National Park
— 2 nights
Shuttle
4
Alice Springs
— 4 nights

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Yulara — 1 night

Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): trek along Kuniya Walk and then take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Wintjiri Arts + Museum, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yulara road trip app.

Alice Springs to Yulara is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kings Canyon.
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Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums
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Kings Canyon — 2 nights

On the 14th (Thu), enjoy unforgettable views with Outback Ballooning and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Watarrka National Park. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon and then cruise along Mereenie Loop Road.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon online attractions planner.

You can drive from Yulara to Kings Canyon in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to West MacDonnell National Park.
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West MacDonnell National Park — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at West MacDonnell National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Redbank Gorge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Gorge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our West MacDonnell National Park online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kings Canyon to West MacDonnell National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Alice Springs.
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Alice Springs — 4 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Yubu Napa Art Gallery and Araluen Cultural Precinct are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Ochre Pits and Finke Gorge National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, admire the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery (Alice Springs), see the interesting displays at Hartley Street School Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs in 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Red Centre travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Wildlife Areas · Mountains
A dusty, arid land of canyons, cliffs, and mountains, the Red Center’s rock monoliths and rich colors make it one of the most evocative locations in Australia. Most notable as the home of Alice Springs and Ayers Rock, Red Center also has a strong connection with the Aboriginal community and indigenous culture.
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